weight loss

Finally an answer to the question: weights or cardio first?

Finally an answer to the question: weights or cardio first?

HOW many times have you gone to the gym and asked yourself, “Which should I do first: cardio or strength training?”...
You Asked: Can You Lose Weight Just from Your Stomach?

You Asked: Can You Lose Weight Just from Your Stomach?

Working out just one part of your body probably won’t slim it down....
Woman accused of photoshopping weight loss progress pictures

Woman accused of photoshopping weight loss progress pictures

AN obese trainee teacher lost 133kg after her heart stopped — but has now been accused of Photoshopping her progress pictures....
Allan Williams, 55, of Roswell lost 30 pounds

Allan Williams, 55, of Roswell lost 30 pounds

SUCCESS STORY / Allan Williams, 55, of Roswell: From 225 pounds to 195 pounds Former weight: 225 pou......
Doctors call ‘overfat’ the new health scourge

Doctors call ‘overfat’ the new health scourge

It’s not the number on the scale that should worry you: it’s your potbelly. Even people who aren’t considered overweight can still be labeled “overfat,” a new term highlighted in a...
Tiny gut organisms may influence our food cravings, affect what our bodies do with fat and offer a way to lose weight.

Tiny gut organisms may influence our food cravings, affect what our bodies do with fat and offer a way to lose weight.

A universe of organisms living inside you may affect every part of your body, from your brain to your bones, and even your thoughts, feelings and your attempts to lose weight. This...
The best exercise for weight loss, according to science

The best exercise for weight loss, according to science

THE problem with exercise as a weight loss strategy is many of us use it as a way justify an extra slice of pizza or another glass of wine....
‘I don’t starve myself, I just don’t eat for the sake of eating’

‘I don’t starve myself, I just don’t eat for the sake of eating’

AFTER losing 12kg in 12 months following her cancer diagnosis last year, Sydney publicist Roxy Jacenko says she’s not starving herself — despite criticism of her treatless diet....
I stopped eating sugar and processed foods — and lost 10 pounds in 6 weeks

I stopped eating sugar and processed foods — and lost 10 pounds in 6 weeks

I was an unhealthy vegan. Here's how I switched to a whole-food, plant-based diet, and turned my life around in the process....
Katherine Heigl dropped 13kg in 10 days after giving birth

Katherine Heigl dropped 13kg in 10 days after giving birth

KATHERINE Heigl welcomed son Joshua Kelly Jr. on December 20, and nearly eight months later, the Grey’s Anatomy alum is writing about the “panic” she felt while trying to lose the...
A common habit can sabotage weight loss, according to a celebrity trainer who's worked with Jennifer Lopez

A common habit can sabotage weight loss, according to a celebrity trainer who's worked with Jennifer Lopez

Celebrity trainer Jorge Cruise says stress has an effect on our eating....
The best weight loss diets have this in common

The best weight loss diets have this in common

GOING a ‘diet’ can be pretty daunting. Not just because it means change and sacrifice — but because there are thousands out there promising to work for you....
Boo Gibson, 56, of Marietta lost 27 pounds

Boo Gibson, 56, of Marietta lost 27 pounds

SUCCESS STORY / Boo Gibson, 56: From 154 pounds to 127 pounds Former weight: 154 pounds Current weig......
How Guy Sebastian got ripped for Men’s Health

How Guy Sebastian got ripped for Men’s Health

The ketogenic diet has gained popularity in recent years, with some claiming this way of eating can have incredible benefits to long-term health....
The celebs forking out thousands to starve themselves

The celebs forking out thousands to starve themselves

IF YOU can’t detox like a celebrity, maybe it’s best not to detox at all....
Six things no one tells you about losing weight

Six things no one tells you about losing weight

WHEN it comes to shedding kilos, you probably think you know the formula....
The foods you can eat endlessly

The foods you can eat endlessly

BEING told you can eat endlessly without seriously impacting your health is like being given free licence to rob a bank — or for some, a SEPHORA store....
On day four you’ll only eat bananas and drink milk

On day four you’ll only eat bananas and drink milk

ANOTHER DAY, another diet and this time it is a diet that promises to help you lose up to 7kg in a week. Seriously. So what is the latest GM Diet craze? How do you do it? And does...
Craig Tilley, 42, of Buford lost 17 pounds

Craig Tilley, 42, of Buford lost 17 pounds

SUCCESS STORY / Craig Tilley, 42: From 157 pounds to 140 pounds Former weight: 157 pounds Current we......
How a couple lost a combined 100kg to become ‘unrecognisable’

How a couple lost a combined 100kg to become ‘unrecognisable’

IT’S not often that Karl Stefanovic is rendered speechless....
For obese patients, weight-loss surgery is happening too late, according to a new a study

For obese patients, weight-loss surgery is happening too late, according to a new a study

A new study suggests severely obese patients are more likely to achieve a healthy BMI if they undergo bariatric surgery sooner rather than later....
How many kilograms should you lose per week?

How many kilograms should you lose per week?

WE’RE constantly confronted by before and after shots. People who’ve “changed their bodies in six weeks” or “got their pre-baby body back”....
Artificial Sweeteners and Weight Loss: This Week in Health

Artificial Sweeteners and Weight Loss: This Week in Health

Here are the biggest stories in health this week...
How I lost 45kg without dieting

How I lost 45kg without dieting

A 23-YEAR-OLD who lost 45kg has confessed she hates diets and revealed how she really shed the kilos....
High fat foods can make you lose weight

High fat foods can make you lose weight

IF YOU have any interest in the world of diet and nutrition chances are you would have seen reference to a ‘keto’, or low carb, high fat (LCHF) approach to diets and weight loss....
A 101 day detox diet is so extreme your body stops operating properly

A 101 day detox diet is so extreme your body stops operating properly

THE most difficult thing I’ve ever done is go two weeks without food — not a morsel, not a skerrick, not a crumb....
Easy tips to keep winter weight off

Easy tips to keep winter weight off

WINTER is well and truly upon us. Along with the cooler temperatures and shorter days is the tendency to gain weight as we indulge in hot chocolate, puddings and pies much more...
I lost 45kg on a ‘fad’ diet

I lost 45kg on a ‘fad’ diet

A YEAR and three months ago, Traci Kehm decided she was ready to make a change....
The habits that will help you lose weight (and keep it off)

The habits that will help you lose weight (and keep it off)

WHEN it comes to weight loss and lifestyle change we are generally told what we should not be doing and what we need to stop, cut back or reduce to achieve success....
How one woman dropped 90kg in 15 months

How one woman dropped 90kg in 15 months

LOSING weight is difficult, and after you’ve put on extra kilos, your body will never be the same....
Maybe we should cram all our food into a few hours

Maybe we should cram all our food into a few hours

WHAT TIME did you eat your dinner last night? Chances are it was at 7 or even 8pm. And what about your breakfast? If your days are long it is likely you grabbed a coffee or piece...
Clive Palmer’s incredible 60kg transformation

Clive Palmer’s incredible 60kg transformation

HIS political party is not the only thing Clive Palmer has shed in the past year....
I lost 8kg in two weeks on the toughest diet

I lost 8kg in two weeks on the toughest diet

“HOW would you describe your health right now?” Dr Liu, a Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioner, asked at our first meeting....
Nutritionist Susie Burrell reveals why some contestants lost more weight than others

Nutritionist Susie Burrell reveals why some contestants lost more weight than others

MOST of us are well aware that weight loss is hard....
The obese woman who shed half her body weight to become a model

The obese woman who shed half her body weight to become a model

MATHILDE BROBERG, 21, from Aarhus, Denmark, once tipped the scales at 121kg and had a body mass index that pushed her into the morbidly obese category....
Here’s how to start a diet (and make it last)

Here’s how to start a diet (and make it last)

CHANCES are you are keen to drop a little of the Christmas pud this New Year (and as quickly as possible)....
‘Obese Barbie’ 60kg down, 20kg to go

‘Obese Barbie’ 60kg down, 20kg to go

A BRISBANE mum who lost a staggering 58kg says she will not be happy until she loses 20kg more, but she needs the public’s help to achieve her goal....
Why the ‘HCG diet’ is really dangerous

Why the ‘HCG diet’ is really dangerous

DESPITE clear and consistent advice from health experts that the “secret” to losing weight is eating less and moving more, it seems we’re still obsessed with finding a quick fix...
Is it better to run or walk for weight loss?

Is it better to run or walk for weight loss?

CARDIOVASCULAR fitness is paramount to overall health, and walking and running are two simple forms of exercise you can pretty much do anywhere....
When is the best time to exercise?

When is the best time to exercise?

SOME people swear by a morning sweat session, while others prefer later in the day to help relieve the stress of the day....
Woman lost 64kg, then it took $12k to reach her goal

Woman lost 64kg, then it took $12k to reach her goal

WHEN Lesley Molony stepped on the scales at 140kg almost two years ago, the mother-of-two realised she needed to do something about her weight....
‘While this device would lead to weight loss, it is only treating the symptom’

‘While this device would lead to weight loss, it is only treating the symptom’

A DEVICE that drains food from your stomach 20 minutes after a meal has been labelled as “medical bulimia” by a health expert....
From 78kg to 62kg: Nikki’s amazing weight loss

From 78kg to 62kg: Nikki’s amazing weight loss

THERE is nothing quite like the feeling of having an entire nation arguing over whether you’re “fat enough” to appear on a weight loss reality show....
‘Glorifying cancer for weight loss. Anything to be thin, huh?’

‘Glorifying cancer for weight loss. Anything to be thin, huh?’

COSMOPOLITAN magazine shocked readers on Tuesday and it wasn’t with one of the magazine’s famous sex tips....
Why do we regain weight?

Why do we regain weight?

ALMOST everyone who struggles with weight has been there: Losing weight is cinch, but the biggest battle is keeping it off. So why is persistent weight maintenance so difficult?...
Mama June shows off her amazing new body

Mama June shows off her amazing new body

MAMA June is no longer hiding her impressive body transformation. She has now been spied arriving at her home for the first time since her big reveal....
How bride lost 44kg in time for her wedding

How bride lost 44kg in time for her wedding

AN INSTA-FAMOUS fitness fan has shared the key to her successful body transformation after she dropped 44kg in time for her wedding....
TBL contestant hasn’t been naked in front of her partner for three years

TBL contestant hasn’t been naked in front of her partner for three years

FOR Nikki, living near the beach is a nightmare....
How Fiona Falkiner maintains her amazing figure

How Fiona Falkiner maintains her amazing figure

FIONA Falkiner doesn’t pretend that losing weight, and keeping it off, is easy....